Man jumped from truck, was upset with his friends

Man jumped from truck, was upset with his friends

[Last updated on September 6, 2016, at 3:16 p.m. A previous version of this article stated that the men searched for two hours. Investigators have since corrected that time to 30 minutes.]   The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the death of an Ocala man who jumped from a moving truck Saturday. Deputies […]

Daycare owner will not get jail time

Daycare owner will not get jail time

Ocala, Florida — Kim Blanchette, the daycare operator who was arrested after 20-month-old Ellis Padgett fell and hit his head, causing his death, will not face jail time. According to court records, on Wednesday, Blanchette pleaded no contest to running an unlicensed daycare facility (M). Judge Thomas P. Thompson III ordered Blanchette to serve one […]

North Marion High School graduate killed in tragic accident

North Marion High School graduate killed in tragic accident

This morning, the body of Domarius Simpson, 19, was discovered in an open field after he crashed his Ford pick-up truck. Simpson was in the vehicle alone at the time of the crash. Simpson, a North Marion High School student, was set to graduate tonight. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Simpson was driving east […]

Tragic I-75 accident is the motivation for “Move Over – Slow Down – Save A Life” month

Tragic I-75 accident is the motivation for “Move Over – Slow Down – Save A Life” month

Florida – As National Police Week starts today, law enforcement officers across the nation remember and honor our fallen heroes – those officers who in the service of their communities have given the ultimate sacrifice are remembered. As Florida mourns the loss of Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Chelsea Richard, who lost her life along with […]

Traffic Alert For The Funeral Of Trooper Chelsea Richard

Traffic Alert For The Funeral Of Trooper Chelsea Richard

Ocala, Florida – The Florida Highway Patrol is preparing for the funeral of Trooper Chelsea Richard who was killed in the line of duty on Saturday, May 3, 2014. More than 3,000 people are expected to attend. The funeral is being held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the First Baptist Church […]

Extreme speed was factor; car ripped in half

Extreme speed was factor; car ripped in half

  Polk County, Florida — At approximately 12:48 am, on Monday, March 03, 2014, Davenport and Haines City Police were investigating a suspicious person on US 17/92 and North Boulevard, Davenport. As they were conducting their investigation, a white Nissan Altima, driven by 49-year-old Karen Reynolds Johnson, of St. Cloud, passed them at a high […]

Wheel Breaks Free From Car; Kills One, Injures Another

Wheel Breaks Free From Car; Kills One, Injures Another

  Williston, Florida — According to Williston Police, a wheel broke free from a car and killed an man early this Monday morning, March 2, 2014. Police said that it was first believed that a tire compressor had exploded and killed the man, but that later proved to be false. Investigations revealed that Patrick Woodard […]